Police say victim in Meriden stolen car crash was a juvenile
MERIDEN — Police said the victim in Friday’s crash of a stolen car was a juvenile.
Officials also said they expected to make an arrest in the near future.
The crash happened on Maple Avenue near Ivy Drive around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning. Police said they had responded to the area for reports of two men looking into cars in a residential area.
Officers saw a car leaving the area at a high rate of speed. A short time later, police said the car hit a tree and the passenger was killed. Police said the driver ran from the scene and a search with canine officers was unable to find him.
Police determined the car was stolen.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Thomas Cossette at 203-630-6256.
Check back for further details as they develop.